Freshwater Commercial Fisheries
FWC monitors species that are commercially harvested from inland
waters of the state, including catfish, tilapia, and American
Each year, FWC biologists collect landings data for
commercially-harvested freshwater species. Here are the most recent
landings data for these species and the economic value of these
landings to the state of Florida.
FWC is mandated by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries
Commission to monitor young-of-year and adult yellow eels in
Florida. Since 2001, data have been collected for eels that inhabit
northeast Florida waterways.
Do you have questions about American eel? Read the American eel FAQ for answers.